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No Black Friday Discount and here's why...

No Black Friday Discount and here's why...

Black Friday for the previous two years at Boofy has been my biggest sales day in the year- so why would I eliminate it this year?
My first 1 star review

My first 1 star review

I must have been feeling very confident one day, I connected my Trustpilot reviews to my Boofy website to automatically prompt customers to write a review. I sat and waited for some nice comments to roll in when one dark, cold evening Trustpilot emailed me to tell me ‘You have received a 1 star review!’
How to hear about restocks on Boofy before anyone else

How to hear about restocks on Boofy before anyone else

This is how to skip the queue, leap over the fumbling latecomers and dash out with the vritual cart, a rainbow roar sweater and a very smug smile
How to support slow fashion with fast growing children?

How to support slow fashion with fast growing children?

I'd like to believe that most parents buy clothes for their children with longevity in mind. We don't set out to buy clothing to wear once before it is reduced to the 'outgrown' pile but, this feels like the inevitable consequence of clothing any child because- from the start of pregnancy children basically don't stop growing until their twenties.
The most popular Boofy Blog Posts of 2018

The most popular Boofy Blog Posts of 2018

If you're new to Boofy, I hope that the blog gives you a great insight into not only how I run the shop day-to- day with posts like this but also on the matters that are important generally, such as the time wasting exercise of shops separating children's clothes into boys and girls sections.If you were wondering about that, you can read it here

 

I have even been known to get a little bit ranty and wrote about the problem with messages to shops asking for freebies... If you were thinking about doing that, and I'm not saying that you were or anything, but you might want to take a look at this blog post first.

 

What's new at Boofy for 2019?

What's new at Boofy for 2019?

I am fast approaching year #2 of running Boofy and until this point the format has been more or less the same, except for an everchanging influx of cuter and cuter children's clothing designs. 

I've outlined on Social media already the changes that are going to take place that are going to make shopping on Boofy better than ever before, and some ideas that are still floating around my head, needing to materialise into action.

The easiest way to shop with ethics and a conscience at Christmas

The easiest way to shop with ethics and a conscience at Christmas

Shopping is laced with these major paradoxes of ethics which can quickly set your head into a spin of what is conscious consuming anymore, how far does it go, and most importantly for now: Where should I shop this Christmas?
Things a Primary School Teacher wishes parents knew

Things a Primary School Teacher wishes parents knew

Due to the necessity of professionalism, the average parent is never really able to get to know teachers personally, until now!

I've asked 5 questions to a UK Primary school teacher (who happens also to be my sister) She qualified 6 Years ago and has kindly answered me to tell parents:

Things Primary School Teachers wish parents knew. 

The problem with dressing children like mini-adults

The problem with dressing children like mini-adults

Corset onesies, Chest hair toddler tshirts and 3-inch heels for 8 year olds. All have been sold at one point or another. I didn't struggle to find ...
What are gender neutral nursery colours?

What are gender neutral nursery colours?

Many parents and carers decorate a childs nursery  with some consideration to the the prediction of the sex of the baby by the ultrasound technicia...
The problem with messages asking for free stuff

The problem with messages asking for free stuff

Few things fill up independent business owners inboxes more quickly than emails requesting freebies shrouded in a very threadbare cloak of "collabo...
Where can I buy childrens clothes that are bright, fun and funky in the UK ?

Where can I buy childrens clothes that are bright, fun and funky in the UK ?

These are my hand picked top favourites, not just because of the super cool, funky and fun children's clothing that they sell, but because I buy from these people to clothe the adorable little people in my life too! So when I say that I really like their stuff, I mean it!